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Indian Air Force inducts first Rafales into service

The Indian Air Force (IAF) formally inducted its first five Dassault Rafale DH/EH multi-role fighters into operational service during a ceremony at Ambala Air Force Station (AFS) in northern India on September 10.

Ex-Italian Coast Guard AB412 lands in Uruguay

Uruguay's Ministry of National Defence announced on August 14 that the first of two Agusta-Bell 412CP Grifone helicopters acquired for the Uruguayan Navy had arrived in Montevideo. 

Air New Zealand Reveals Fate of 777 Fleet

Kiwi flag carrier unveils its plans for its Boeing 777 fleet as it continues to deal with the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Fancy a free Handley Page Victor?

After several decades as the gate guardian at RAF Marham, Handley Page Victor K.2 XH673 faces a bleak future…

India’s LUH completes hot and high altitude trials

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd announced on September 9 that its Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) had completed a series of hot and high altitude trials in the Himalayas over a ten-day period.

Duxford Airshows Cancelled

The Imperial War Museum have announced their decision to cancel the Duxford Battle of Britain Proms and the 80th Anniversary Battle of Britain Air Show 2020.

Iran Air is selling 12 aircraft, you won’t believe the prices

If you’ve ever wanted to own a Boeing 727, 747, Airbus A300 or A310 then now’s your chance. Iran Air is auctioning off its ageing Western fleet but while the prices are fairly affordable, there are several roadblocks to overcome.

SAGE 750 ESM integrated onto SeaGuardian

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc announced on September 9 that it had integrated Leonardo’s SAGE 750 electronic support measure system onto its MQ-9B SeaGuardian UAS.

IATA: 8,000 747s Needed to Move COVID-19 Vaccines

Global airline trade body urges governments to begin planning for vaccine distribution as it warns of potentially severe capacity constraints in transporting by air

UK funds next-gen AESA radar for RAF Typhoons

On September 3, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced it had awarded BAE Systems and Leonardo a £317m contract to develop a next-generation radar for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fleet.